Director of Teacher Education & Department Chair:  Stewart Purkey

edTPA Coordinator & Webmaster:  Bob Williams

Administrative Assistant:  Carol Marx

Office:  Briggs 117, M-F 7:30-11:30am, 832-6714

Stewart C. Purkey (chair)
  • Stephanie Burdick-Shepherd
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    Assistant Professor of Education
    Campus Phone: 920-832-6676
    Education: PhD Philosophy and Education; M.A.; Columbia University M.Ed Philosophy for Children; Montclair State University B.A. Philosophy; Transylvania University
    Campus Address: Briggs Hall Room 124 Education
    Years at Lawrence: 2015-
  • Cecile C. Despres-Berry
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    Instructor in English as a Second Language and Director of the Waseda Program
    Campus Phone: 920-832-7130
    Education: Earlham College, B.A.; University of Texas at Austin, M.A.
    Interests: second language writing
    Campus Address: Briggs Hall Room 135 Center for Academic Success
    Years at Lawrence: 2002-
  • Daniell DiFrancesca
    Postdoctoral Fellow of Education
    Campus Phone: 920-832-6576
    Education: North Carolina State University, Ph. D. Educational Psychology, 2015 University of Pittsburgh, M.A.T. Science, 2005 University of Pittsburgh, B.S. Biology, 2002
    Campus Address: Briggs Hall Room 123 Education
    Years at Lawrence: 2015-
  • Margaret Engman
    Lecturer of Education
    Campus Phone: 920-832-6605
    Education: University of Wisconsin-Madison, B.S.
    Interests: teacher education
    Campus Address: Briggs Hall Room 118 Education
    Years at Lawrence: 2001-
  • Stewart C. Purkey
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    Bee Connell Mielke Professor of Education and Associate Professor of Education
    Campus Phone: 920-832-6715
    Education: Stanford University, A.B.; Reed College, M.A.T.; University of Wisconsin-Madison, Ph.D.
    Interests: educational reform, professional development, community- and place-based education, sociology of education, environmental education, film studies, ethnic studies
    Campus Address: Briggs Hall Room 121 Education
    Years at Lawrence: 1985-
  • Bob Williams
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    Associate Dean of the Faculty and Professor of Education
    Campus Phone: 920-993-6276
    Education: Purdue University, B.A., B.S.M.E.; University of Colorado at Denver, M.A.; University of California-San Diego, M.S., Ph.D.
    Interests: distributed cognition; cognitive linguistics; gesture studies; instructional discourse
    Campus Address: Sampson House Education
    Years at Lawrence: 2004-